Alternate names: Narol [Pol], Naril [Rus], Narol Lipsko. 50°21' N, 23°19' E, 47 miles NW of L'viv (Lvov). Jewish population: 779 (in 1880). Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), VI, pp. 914-916: "Narol" #1. This town in Lubaczów powiat in Podkarpacie Voivodeship had a 2008 population of 2,109 inhabitants. Residing here were Moses Kohn, Polish Jewish physician; Tobias Cohn (Polish: Tobiasz Kohn, Toviyyah ben Moshe ha-Kohen ) (1652-1729), a Polish-Jewish physician born at Metz and the;Narol dynasty and Shapira rabbinic family. Gmina Narol is an urban-rural administrative district in south-eastern Poland with its seat is the town of Narol, 26 km (16 mi) NE of Lubaczów and 101 km (63 mi) E of the regional capital Rzeszów. Apart from the town of Narol, Gmina Narol contains the villages and settlements of Bieniaszówka, Chlewiska, Dębiny, Huta Różaniecka, Huta-Złomy, Jędrzejówka, Kadłubiska, Lipie, Lipsko, Łówcza, Łukawica, Narol-Wieś, Piła, Płazów, Podlesina, Ruda Różaniecka, Wola Wielka and Złomy Ruskie. Normal 0 The first documentation of Jews in Narol comes from 1616 when a house of prayer and the Jewish cemetery existed. When the local synagogue was constructed, Chmielnicki Kozacy murdered hundreds of Jews. In 1924, 734 Jews accounted for 40% of all residents. Michael Traisin of the US arranged for a decorative sign made by a local craftsman. [June 2008]
CEMETERY: Located on a small hill in the northern part of town coming from Belzec, turn right at the post. No gravestones remain because the Nazis stole them for road construction. Michael Traisin of the US arranged for a sign made by a local craftsman. photos. [June 2008]
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Narol is located in Przemysl region at 50º21' 23º20', 81 km from Przemysl and 50 km from Zamosc. Present population is 1,00-5,000, no Jews.
Jan Powet Woyonczak, 21/1 Sandomieska St, Warsaw 02-567, tel. 49-54-62 completed survey on January 17, 1992 using documentation from the Monuments Preservation Office in Przemysl. The site was not visited.
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